Jamaica

July 12 - 18 2020

Description:

From each glorious morning sunrise to relaxing sunset, Jamaica presents a magnificent kaleidoscope of color and beauty that has made the island one of the most precious jewels in the Caribbean. It is a land of warm and welcoming people, inspiring scenery and so many unique and engaging ways to experience it visitors want to come back again and again.

Imagine spending eight days with these amazing teachers, Juan Gonzalez (teaching3rdwithMrG) and Vera Ahiyya (TheTutuTeacher)....and other experienced, and like-minded Bookbag Tour Travelers where, together, we will have deep reflections and conversations. A space that will allow you to think bigger and more deeply about how you will show up to your classrooms and in the world.

We will be staying at the Riu Ocho Rios all-inclusive resort...YES, this is ALL INCLUSIVE.....ALL MEALS INCLUDED. An all-inclusive plan refers to, in addition to provide lodging, also a wide range of other amenities such as unlimited food, beverages, daily and nightly entertainment non motorized sports, activities. All taxes and gratuities are included in the rate too!

Our school visit will be in May Pen, Jamaica visiting an amazing K-6th grade school.

Your Amazing Trip Leaders:

Teaching3rdwithMrG

Juan Gonzalez, @teaching3rdwithMrG

Vera

Vera Ahiyya, @thetututeacher

What's Included In The Price

Please visit our FAQ page for additional information!

LIMITED TO 20 PARTICIPANTS.

  • 16+ hours Professional Development in Schools
  • Hang out with Juan and Vera the entire 7 days!
  • Unlimited Meals
  • Jamaica School Visit
  • Transportation to/from School
  • Beach Front All Inclusive Resort
  • Daily and Nightly Entertainment at Resort
  • Airport Transfer
  • Background check
  • Workshop with Juan Gonzalez, Jr and Vera Ahiyya (PD Credit Given)

Itinerary

Please note that itineraries, accommodations and schools are subject to change because of school events, school leadership changes, etc.... We will keep you updated when there is a change.

Arrive in Montego Bay Airport (MBJ) : Fun and Relaxation

  • Meet Juan and Vera!
  • Welcome Reception
  • We will have sooo many activities to do at resort, all included. Or just sit and relax by the beach.

day 1

Fun and Relaxation : Welcome Dinner

  • We will have sooo many activities to do at resort, all included. Or just sit and relax by the beach.
  • Welcome Dinner in evening.

day 2

Visit School

We will be chartered to and from our school. It is approx. 90 minutes from our resort.

day 3

Visit School

We will be chartered to and from our school. It is approx. 90 minutes from our resort.

day 4

PD on the Beach!

Professional Development Workshop with Juan Gonzalez, Jr. and Vera Ahiyya

day 5

FREE Day!

Free Day to Explore the Resort Amenities and Entertainment.

day 6

Depart Jamaica

Return Home.

day 7